Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ask to Include Librarians in the NEA Quality Dashboard Proposal

At the Network for Public Education conference, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of National Education Association, spoke about the “Opportunity Dashboard” that NEA is promoting as critical to the reauthorization of ESEA. Notably absent on this dashboard are school libraries and … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Promote your School and Communicate with your Community

By orchestrating multiple social media channels, the Minnetonka School District in Minnesota boosts its brand and builds community.  Traditionally, school communications have been all about managing the flow of information to the public and then framing the discussion about that … Continue reading

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4 Things You Should Know About The Senate’s Overhaul Of No Child Left Behind

A Senate committee pushed an overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act a step closer Thursday, passing a rewritten version called the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015. The vote by the Committee on on Health, Education, Labor and … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 21: Watch the Games for Learning Summit Live

Join Office of US Educational Technology on Tuesday, April 21st for the day-long Games for Learning Summit! The summit will bring together educators, researchers, students and video game developers to share strategies for the creation and use of high quality games … Continue reading

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Limited Ed Tech Support in the new ESEA Reauthorization Bill

If the Murray / Alexander bill becomes the Every Child Achieves Act that will reauthorize ESEA, it would appear as though every child will achieve without integration of technology or next generation type digital learning. In the bill, which is … Continue reading

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Join the American Library Association Media Push for School Library Support

This Thursday, April 9, 2015, the American Library Association is joining a social media push in support of dedicated funding for school libraries through Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills (SKILLS) … Continue reading

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Blended Learning Visually Explained

Blended Learning is one of the major learning concepts that came about as a direct result of the impact of technology integration in education.In blended learning students and teachers get to experiment with a multimodal teaching method in which the … Continue reading

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